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Grilled Romaine with Lemon-Pepper Yogurt Dressing

Photo: Plamen Petkov
Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 2 mins
Yield Serves: 4 (serving size: 2 halves romaine, 2 tbsp. dressing)


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for grill grates
  • 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 romaine hearts, halved lengthwise

Nutrition Information

  • calories 190
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 9 g
  • carbohydrate 25 g
  • fiber 7 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 5 mg
  • sodium 131 mg
  • calcium 205 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, stir together 2 Tbsp. oil, yogurt, lemon zest and lemon juice. Season lightly with salt and generously with pepper.

  2. Preheat grill (or grill pan) to medium-high; lightly oil grates. Place lettuce on grill and cook, turning often, until charred in spots, about 2 minutes. Remove lettuce to serving platter. Drizzle with yogurt dressing and serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

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